Baghlan Province

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Baghlan

بغلان
The location o Baghlan Province athin Afghanistan
The location o Baghlan Province athin Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°N 68°E / 35°N 68°E / 35; 68
KintraAfghanistan
CaipitalPuli Khumri
Area
 • Total21112 km2 (8,151 sq mi)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2006)
779,000
LanguagesDari Persian
Pashto

Baghlan (Persie/Pashto: بغلان Baġlān) is ane o the thirty-fower provinces o Afghanistan. It is in the north o the country. Its caipital is Puli Khumri, but its name comes frae the ither major toun in the province, Baghlan. The ruins o a Zoroastrian fire temple, the Surkh Kotal, are locatit in Baghlan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "World Gazetteer".